Home / Tag Archives: Earl Best (page 4)

Tag Archives: Earl Best

Media Monitor: Maraj and Maharaj tell why we jamming the criminals but we still in a jam 

“Why should people be sacrificed so as to allow others, wrongdoers, to prosper? That is what we are being called upon to do, colleagues, […] What we are being called upon to do by a small clique of people in the country is to support wrongdoing, pretend not to know …

Read More »

Media Monitor: Pitchoil on WI embers (Pt 2); Holder on high horse as Windies walloped again

Unlike his top batsmen, West Indies cricket captain Jason Holder appears to be quite upbeat; he’s feeling pretty good about himself, it seems. Not without reason, it has to be said. Tuesday’s Trinidad Express reports on Page 59 that he is “into bowlers’ top 10, third among all-rounders.” And twinned with …

Read More »

Tiger’s race to glory; East Lake puts glint back in his eye and PGA silverware in his hands

Two shy! The distance on his approach at the par-5 18th was just a tad short, the ball landing in the rough separating the front-side bunker from the green. On another day, on nine out of ten days, given the angle of the spot where it made landfall on that …

Read More »

Media Monitor: CPL interview in lieu of review (Pt 2); TKR skipper Bravo shoots from the hip

Imagine this… Trinbago Knight Riders captain Dwayne Bravo concludes an imaginary press conference, as columnist Earl Best wraps up the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season with the second and final part of a fictional exchange: Wired868: I watched the replay of the all-important game against the  Warriors on the last …

Read More »

Media Monitor: CPL interview in lieu of review; DJB locks horns with the cricketing media 

Who loves the spotlight more than internationally renowned cricketer-cum-entertainer with a growing reputation, Trinbago Knight Riders skipper Dwayne Bravo? And, after his team secured a historic second successive CPL title at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy last Sunday, DJB was in his element, the toast of Tarouba. However, the media …

Read More »

Media Monitor: Does moving T’dad Express editorial finger find sport nothing to write home about?

Yesterday’s Express leader, headlined “Victory for all,” purports to be a celebration of the recapture of the CPL title by the Trinbago Knight Riders on Sunday evening. However, if editorials can be viewed as the equivalent of Test matches, I submit, then this one was a T20-type effort, a brief, …

Read More »

CPL 18: Fortune favours DJ Bravo; what sweet in GAW mouth turn sour in deh bambam

“Aye, brudder, yuh cud fly dah flag half-mast now; Guyana dogs dead!” It was supposed to be fourth time lucky for the Guyana Amazon Warriors. But although Providence had earlier twice favoured the brave home side, the Brian Lara Cricket Academy smiled on Trinbago Knight Riders’ Dwayne Bravo, hosting his …

Read More »